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Man held in IED manufacturing probe

Metropolitan Police officers are questioning a man suspected of being involved in making IEDs

A man has been arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the manufacture of improvised explosive devices in Iraq in 2007, Scotland Yard said.

Passengers unhappy with delay info

Rail passengers are frustrated at the way information about delays is dealt with, a survey has found

Only a third of rail passengers are happy with the way their train company deals with delays or cancellations, according to a customer watchdog survey.

Big Yin: Robin was saying goodbye

Billy Connolly jokes with his friend Robin Williams after the late star ran the hill race at the Lonach Highland Games in Strathdon, near Balmoral

Robin Williams regularly phoned Billy Connolly for advice on coping with Parkinson's disease days before taking his own life, the Scottish comedian has said.

Murray 'no regrets' over vote tweet

Andy Murray was subjected to online abuse following his Twitter post on the Scottish independence referendum

Andy Murray has said he has no regrets about declaring his support for a Yes vote on the eve of the Scottish independence referendum but does have reservations about the way he did it.

Mothercare chief steps up closures

New Mothercase chief Mark Newton-Jones is to step up his programme of closing loss-making stores

Mothercare's new boss is to step up the retailer's closure of loss-making stores as part of a £100 million strategy to revive the UK business.

Murray 'no regrets' over vote tweet

Andy Murray said he has no regrets about declaring his support for a Yes vote on the eve of the Scottish independence referendum

Andy Murray has said he has no regrets about declaring his support for a Yes vote on the eve of the Scottish independence referendum but does have reservations about the way he did it.

Regulator fines Barclays £37.7m

Barclays failed to protect customers' funds adequately

Barclays has been fined £37.7 million in a record punishment from the City regulator for failing to provide adequate protection for its clients' funds.

Tesco stocks continue to plunge

New Tesco finance chief Alan Stewart is to start work immediately

The arrival of a new finance director failed to put the brake on Tesco's falling share price today as more details emerged of a grim summer of trading.

Cameron backing for strikes on IS

Image made from a verified amateur video shows an explosion in the village of Kfar Derian, Syria.

Prime Minister David Cameron has voiced his support for air strikes carried out by the United States and Arab allies on Islamic State militants in Syria.

McIlroy and McDowell kept apart

Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell were kept apart on Tuesday as Europe's players prepared for their first official practice rounds ahead of the 40th Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.

Neville: Utd must spend £100m more

Phil Neville foresees further spending at Manchester United

Former Manchester United defender Phil Neville believes this summer's big spending by the Red Devils will need to be repeated in future transfer windows before the club can again be seen as title contenders.

FA considering Rio for FIFA role

Rio Ferdinand is under consideration to be the Football Association's candidate for Britain's FIFA vice-presidential position

Rio Ferdinand has emerged as a surprise possible choice to be the Football Association's candidate for Britain's FIFA vice-presidential position.

US scarred by Medinah - Torrance

Sam Torrance, pictured right, thinks the manner of the United States' 2012 Ryder Cup defeat will have a negative effect on them

European vice-captain Sam Torrance believes the American team will be plagued by doubts when they contest the 40th Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.

Alice: Divers continue river search

Prime suspect Arnis Zalkalns

Police frogmen are continuing to search a river near to where missing teenager Alice Gross was last seen as a knife found in the water is sent for forensic analysis.

Web trolls 'threaten' actress Emma

Internet trolls have targeted actress Emma Watson hours after she made a speech to the United Nations

Internet trolls on the site which hosted naked celebrity photos have made what appears to be a threat to film star Emma Watson just hours after she addressed the United Nations on gender equality.

Salmond to call for teenage votes

Alex Salmond is expected to call for 16 and 17-year-olds to be given the vote at future elections as MSPs return to Holyrood for the first time since Scotland voted to reject independence.